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Dear Evan HansenThe Kennedy Center
Aug. 6 – Sep. 8 The deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it.
Queens of EgyptNational Geographic
Thru Sep. 2 This multisensory exhibition will bring you back in time some 3,500 years, to the 18th and 19th dynasties of ancient Egypt.
Live from the Lawn: UkeFest FinaleStrathmore
Wed. Aug 21 Features ukulele superstars Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, Daniel Ho, and Peter Luongo along with a mass strum-along.
The British InvasionSignature Theatre
Aug. 20 – 31 Hop the pond for a rocking salute to the UK artists who thrilled and inspired us.
Disney's AladdinThe Kennedy Center
Jul. 18 – Sep. 7 Discover a whole new world at Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical!
American Ballet Theatre - Swan LakeWolf Trap
This romantic fable of ill-fated passion, dreamlike transformation, and ultimate forgiveness set to Tchaikovsky’s glorious score inspires awe and wonder.
Disney Pixar's Coco: Concert & Film with NSOWolf Trap
Sat. Jul 27 A family-friendly, live-to-picture concert event
The Band's VisitThe Kennedy Center
Thru Aug. 4 Celebrates the deeply human ways music, longing, and laughter can connect us all.
Herbie Hancock with Kamasi WashingtonWolf Trap
Tue. Jul 30 Rejoice in an evening of jazz fusion and R&B!
Capital Fringe Festival: July 9-28, 2019Self-Made Performing Arts: 13 stages, 89 productions and 500 performances including drama, comedy, musical theatre and dance.
LOC Movies on the Lawn: Thursday's July 11-August 15, 2019Films screened on Thursday evenings at sundown.
Strathmore's Live From the Lawn Summer ConcertsFree Outdoor Concert Series bringing the funk and the soul, the rhythm, and the harmony to you.
Votes for Women: A Portrait of PersistenceSmithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Jan. 5, 2020
Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers with Amos LeeWolf Trap
Wed. Jul 24
Rossini's The Barber Of Seville with the Wolf Trap OperaWolf Trap
Fri. Aug 9
Family Day: Secrets of EgyptNational Geographic
Sat. Jul 20
The Architecture of the Folger Shakespeare LibraryFolger Shakespeare Library
Thru Jan. 5, 2020
50 Years of Stonewall: LGBTQ+ Activism in the U.S.Library of Congress
Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to TodaySmithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Aug. 18
Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the VoteLibrary of Congress
Thru Sep. 1, 2020
The Second City's America; It's Complicated!The Kennedy Center
Thru Aug. 11
Live from the Lawn: Band of UsStrathmore
Wed. Jul 17
Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of FeelingNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jul. 28
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the VoteNational Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021